Dell Alienware's Aurora desktop and gaming monitors Hands-On

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  • Published on Aug 19, 2019
  • It's been a pretty busy year for Alienware, but Dell's boutique gaming brand isn't showing any signs of slowing down soon. At Gamescom this year, the company is unveiling a slew of new gaming hardware, both in a bid to throw in new specs and bring its revamped "Legend" industrial design to more products.
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Comments • 172

  • John 5
    John 5 4 days ago +1

    Watching your reviews is like watching a comedy show

  • KaiCloudy
    KaiCloudy 10 days ago

    Man, like you know. Im getting a new computer, and my dad is helping me find a good computer that is 1000 or less. I've recently found the computer in this review, i wanted to see how good it ran. Even though it said how much fps it ran on some games. I want to see other games that it can run. But this review was not good. My dad watched this review, hes a computer expert, and you didnt even like tell that much about it really.

  • Bùi Đức Anh
    Bùi Đức Anh 15 days ago

    Can you review the Alienware Keyborad and Mouse Lunar Light in this video?

  • Kungrana HS
    Kungrana HS 18 days ago

    Omg the scammers are evolving


    No offense

  • lucas traub
    lucas traub 28 days ago

    How much ram for the base?

  • Matt Joyce
    Matt Joyce Month ago

    this dude is a legit moron LOL.

  • Loli
    Loli Month ago

    does the monitor come with it someone please reply asap

  • Skulli Rx
    Skulli Rx Month ago

    How much frames will it run on fortnite

  • Patton The Intel Gamer

    Anyone else thinks it looks like a dyson fan ?

  • MrBob2k99
    MrBob2k99 2 months ago

    The Dell Alienware OLED is pretty much the most worthless screen released. At least 4000 dollars, hdmi 2.0b, no hdr (what), no g sync module. It isn't even going to be on the g sync compatibility list as soon as the LG C9 oled. A Tv that offers true hdr and has HDMI 2.1 and is less than half the price for a 65 inch model. Dell should cancel the OLED screen because there is literally zero reason for anyone to own it.

  • Real RETALS
    Real RETALS 2 months ago +7

    Imaging playing on a 55 inch monitor LMAO 🤮

  • OG GAMING.
    OG GAMING. 2 months ago +10

    $4,500 I don't think you're going to sell very many of them price is way too high.

    • ADDIOWL8
      ADDIOWL8 8 days ago

      @Dr Sauce yeah, u can never catch up their speed.

    • KaiCloudy
      KaiCloudy 10 days ago

      Theres one on dell for 700 or 800 dollars lmao.

    • Dr Sauce
      Dr Sauce Month ago

      @John Mead if you wait a year or 2 then a even better one will be out bout the same price lol

    • OG GAMING.
      OG GAMING. Month ago

      I have an aurora R6 I am not trying to bash Alienware but let's be for real for a minute. Remember the last monitor that Alienware came out with with g-sync you did not pay an extra cost for that if you had a AMD card. But if you got a Nvidia card and you wanted that same monitor you are going to pay a hundred bucks more to get the g-sync to run with the Nvidia card with no that's scandalous. Now they got this monitor for $4,500 straight shenanigans I like Alienware but it's way too much.

    • John Mead
      John Mead Month ago +3

      Thinking same thing. Just wait in a year or 2. Then consider buying one lol.

  • Joey Carreon
    Joey Carreon 2 months ago

    This guy looks like a black zombie

  • Yonghang Xiong
    Yonghang Xiong 2 months ago +1

    Anyone knows what the game in the video is? It looks like an MMORPG?

    • Manal Aboarab
      Manal Aboarab 2 months ago

      Yes it's the elder Scrolls online and it is an mmorpg

  • Steven Wallace
    Steven Wallace 2 months ago

    Jesus Dell, update ur internals on ur cases, they look awful and outdated.

  • William Evensen
    William Evensen 2 months ago

    How about 55inch screen with 240hz??

  • IMHO
    IMHO 2 months ago

    Why are all the hosts here not white? Do white men have a ban?

  • Killa Blitz
    Killa Blitz 2 months ago

    Inside is ugly...

  • Nathan Gutierrez
    Nathan Gutierrez 2 months ago

    $4,500 for Oled, thanks but I’ll pass with LG’s C9 55” or LG E8 of I can find one 55”-65” and even at $1,500-$2,000. Can also get 120hrz at 2k resolution which is fine with no motion lag and 12ms response time. Seen it run Doom, if it runs Doom smooth then bring on everything else! Waiting to play Division 2 and Cyberpunk 2077 when that comes out, vacation time!!!!

  • appolospbvxr
    appolospbvxr 2 months ago +1

    Ladies man !

  • YummiestShoes
    YummiestShoes 2 months ago

    What kind of keyboard was that

  • Palm Springs Detailer
    Palm Springs Detailer 2 months ago +3

    Ok the 34 is SICK! I have the old 25 and have been holding off on a 34 curved.

  • Thomas
    Thomas 2 months ago +4

    the insides looks like a PC from 10 years ago
    look at that awful wiring and cheap parts LOL
    PSU on top of the GPU... smh

  • John
    John 2 months ago

    Just when you think it couldn’t get uglier Dell delivers.

  • lafeil
    lafeil 2 months ago

    I hope do full review on these products

  • Jeff Crocker
    Jeff Crocker 2 months ago

    That case has got to be the ugliest thing i have ever seen

  • YamiAnubisZX
    YamiAnubisZX 2 months ago

    quite a good bargain for a PC and awesome design but con is can never stand how boring this dude is.

  • Marxone
    Marxone 2 months ago

    AW3420DW is a blessing! Old AW3418DW is being discontinued, meaning big discounts :)

    • G Willikrz
      G Willikrz 2 months ago

      Yeah prolly gonna make the same move the new 34 is basically the same monitor with some new technology but nothing worth 800 dollars more. or just go 32:9

    • Marxone
      Marxone 2 months ago

      @Irlonx yep, bought AW3418DW for $650 :p

    • Irlonx
      Irlonx 2 months ago

      The AW3420DW is coming in a month.... for $1,500

  • themedleb
    themedleb 2 months ago

    Still no Ryzen CPUs?

  • C.T. Productions
    C.T. Productions 2 months ago +4

    Great,
    Now give the Area 51M Ryzen CPU's.

    • C.T. Productions
      C.T. Productions 2 months ago +1

      @Aryan Ramanand Wouldn't mind a Radeon 5700 and 5700XT option as well. They're cheaper than the 2060 and 2070 but more powerful.

    • Aryan Ramanand
      Aryan Ramanand 2 months ago +2

      YEA!!!!! Finally some one that want this

  • 成希憬
    成希憬 3 months ago

    This new thing is pretty cool, but way too expensive and worthless. You can get the same spec on their site for 1000$ less with the old aurora.

  • Pattymayo
    Pattymayo 3 months ago

    120hrz.. Haha that's shitty

  • Tran Duc
    Tran Duc 3 months ago

    Fuck, just got their Alienware AW3418DW 34” monitor for 600 bucks and now they release this?????

  • Sica1000
    Sica1000 3 months ago

    Cool, cool, cool!

  • ブラックレイヴン

    You can't be from the middle East cus I've seen turds look better than you. It's hard to focus on anything else in this video cus of that giant talking sh$# smudge

  • Le Goff Templar Anti Anime

    that pc is so pretty

    • S Dj
      S Dj 2 months ago

      Yea. For girls and kids

  • Lenni Leem
    Lenni Leem 3 months ago

    Those fucktards didn't even bother powdercoating the inside of the case.

  • TheLiasas
    TheLiasas 3 months ago +29

    "full fledge desktop is a bit of an overkill" yeah, im not wasting a single second more of my life watching this moron puke out atrocities he doesn't even understand

    • Anthony Salierno
      Anthony Salierno 2 months ago

      @SimGunther *Shrek points finger* "good question"

    • SimGunther
      SimGunther 2 months ago +2

      Upgradable laptops? WHERE???

    • Anthony Salierno
      Anthony Salierno 3 months ago +1

      I immediately paused because hell freezes over when I can fully upgrade a laptop for the same price as a desktop what the hell is this guy even saying?

  • L2K Licensed 2 Kill
    L2K Licensed 2 Kill 3 months ago

    Wouldn’t touch it

  • SHADOSTRYKR
    SHADOSTRYKR 3 months ago +2

    They look like a combination of a dyson fan and a router you would get from walgreens LOL

    • Jo Packard
      Jo Packard 3 months ago

      The sad part is that anyone could build this for cheaper than what they're charging lol

  • Matt K.
    Matt K. 3 months ago +12

    I'm still waiting for them to make an "Alienware" version of the XPS 15, directly competing with Razer

    • Jamal Blakk
      Jamal Blakk 13 days ago

      @Daniel Williams Sounds like what dude wants is a thinner laptop with that cool M15 styling.

    • Daniel Williams
      Daniel Williams 2 months ago +1

      @Matt K. But you said you wanted Alienware version. That is what Alienware is...big and gamer. What I think you probably want is an XPS gaming machine like the old XPS M1710 or XPS M1730, but to modern standards.

    • Matt K.
      Matt K. 2 months ago

      @C.T. Productions Still too big/gamer in my personal opinion... let's agree to disagree :)

    • C.T. Productions
      C.T. Productions 2 months ago

      @Matt K. Actually yes, there's no reason for an "Alienware version of the XPS 15" to exist, the M15 / M17 are competitors to the Aero 15, Razer Blade 15, MSI GS65, etc.

    • C.T. Productions
      C.T. Productions 2 months ago +1

      That's what the Alienware M15 is...

  • Papepo Mamemo
    Papepo Mamemo 3 months ago +4

    9th gen intel? what a waste. ice lake is right around the corner.

    • 03chrisv
      03chrisv 3 months ago +1

      Ice Lake isn't coming to desktops anytime soon. The ones that Intel is about to release are for tablets and ultrabooks. In fact we might not see an Ice Lake CPU come out on desktop at all. The 10th gen for desktops will probably just be a rehashed 14nm coffee lake CPU with 3% improvements.

  • DREAM THERAPY
    DREAM THERAPY 3 months ago

    The Au9 sucks, older model looks better

  • MrSomnix
    MrSomnix 3 months ago

    "Given just how powerful gaming laptops have become...a full fledged desktop seems like a bit of overkill." Excuse me what the fuck?

  • Abhishek Sharma
    Abhishek Sharma 3 months ago

    But would it thermal throttle like all Alienwares do?

  • lilkwarrior
    lilkwarrior 3 months ago +10

    I've never been more sad to put money back in my pocket in my life. A premium 4K monitor in 2019 without HDR + no HDR & HDMI 2.1 when the TVs the panel closely derives from has both for 2.6 times cheaper (LG's OLED C9 TV)? This is DOA.
    They even laughably added FreeSync instead of FreeSync 2 & G-Sync when an overwhelmingly amount of 4K enthusiasts/gamers use Nvidia GPUs (RTX w/ NVLINK the best means of leveraging this monitor's capabilities today). This monitor can't even connect to their flagship laptops which it easily should have w/ Thunderbolt 3
    The CES prototype had HDMI 2.1 & HDR, so the management + research team behind the downgrade dropped the ball. They would've been better off delaying till next year and replacing the USB ports to Thunderbolt 3 via USB4.
    People buy monitors for 4+ years; all the core I/O & characteristics of this device is obsolete after this year with the decisions they've made besides its response time & 4K@120hz (all innate things the panel was capabile of anyway). . People can't even maximize current gen consoles; next gen consoles will use HDMI 2.1 & Dolby Vision HDR unapologetically just like the Xbox One X.

    • lilkwarrior
      lilkwarrior 2 months ago

      @Humza Uddin Yes, it's even more DOA when LG OLED C9 TVs now have G-Sync using the SAME panel & 2.6 times cheaper + HDMI 2.1 + Dolby Vision HDR.

    • Humza Uddin
      Humza Uddin 2 months ago

      so your issue revolves specifically towards the monitors and not the tower?

  • nparsona
    nparsona 3 months ago

    I have the previous AW 34 inch ultrawide, used with a 2080ti it is pretty sweet. Might get the 27 inch for the second PC (mainly used for VR) and swap out the 1070 for a 2080 as I would like to try 240Hz and I am not convinced that you can tell the difference between that and 120Hz.

  • Indhiragith The GAMER
    Indhiragith The GAMER 3 months ago

    Are u an Indian ??

  • aoFeliX
    aoFeliX 3 months ago +45

    Wow.. he tried to insinuate a desktop pc is overkill compared to a gaming laptop.. lol..

    • Ulukai Azgard
      Ulukai Azgard 22 days ago

      @Omlet2tube "Yeahhhh... what is that nonsense ? It's cheaper, can be upgraded for years, can be fixed wayyyy more easily if anything breaks ?"
      exactly. Don't forget, these people are probably paid to push non-repairable products on us so your point is exactly why he tries to imply that a laptop is a better option.

    • Cubic Meter
      Cubic Meter 22 days ago

      @Malcolm Swoboda that is bullshit, the moderate gaming laptops are a lot, and I mean a lot more expensive than a ps4 or xbone and can't run shit at 4k, plus with that kind of money you can get a really good desktop...

    • Malcolm Swoboda
      Malcolm Swoboda 2 months ago +1

      @aoFeliX the average gamer goes oh that's a cool mobile game. Statistically.

    • aoFeliX
      aoFeliX 2 months ago

      Malcolm Swoboda the average gamer wants 4k due to the PS4 pro and Xbox one x

    • Malcolm Swoboda
      Malcolm Swoboda 2 months ago +2

      Its overkill today, for its price, for a casual gamer. The casual gamer with a budget is now better off with a console (as usual) or buying a moderate gaming laptop that they will also use for other utility. If you're anywhere hardcore, sure a desktop gaming PC is still perfectly appropriate, but its finally no longer the only option. If this was the early 2010s then it'd be a different matter. Most gamers can't and won't learn and take the effort to upgrade parts on a PC - full stop. The complainers here are a niche in a niche.

  • zenIT C
    zenIT C 3 months ago +7

    So Dell will just act like Ryzen doesn't exist?

    • Michael Lujan
      Michael Lujan Month ago

      Whats Ryzen? Is that from that coprocessor company?

    • J. S.
      J. S. 3 months ago +3

      zenIT C if Intel paid you $30 million to use them exclusively, you would not only jack them off but piss on Ryzens existence.

  • johnniro almarez
    johnniro almarez 3 months ago +2

    4500$ atleast it has a monitor stand not like the apple 999$ just a stand

    • Jo Packard
      Jo Packard 3 months ago

      lmao I wished they joked about it being separate

  • batmanforever0
    batmanforever0 3 months ago +1

    4500 dollars for a monitor 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 where is dell heading to??

    • J
      J 3 months ago +1

      Dell is competing with apple on which company can sell the most overpriced stuff.

  • Win Nguyen
    Win Nguyen 3 months ago +1

    Still using shitty PSU.... Come onnnnnnnn

  • GAMEISTIC
    GAMEISTIC 3 months ago

    god, there was a lot of screen glare!

    • Ed Fort
      Ed Fort 3 months ago

      @GAMEISTIC Cheers!

    • GAMEISTIC
      GAMEISTIC 3 months ago

      thanks bro

    • Ed Fort
      Ed Fort 3 months ago

      @GAMEISTIC looks to be semi-glossy, meaning it has a relatively light anti-glare film applied, which is most likely the case as this is a panel used in OLED TV's on the market that use a similar film. Semi-glossy filter is not too bad, since it's somewhat half-way in between full mirror-like glossy and full matte.
      The thing is, you'd still have to control your ambient light and that's the key in having a great display experience.

    • GAMEISTIC
      GAMEISTIC 3 months ago

      @Ed FortThe monitor in this video is a glossy one or matt one?

    • Ed Fort
      Ed Fort 3 months ago

      @GAMEISTIC There's plenty of videos on the web comparing matte vs glossy displays, but I can't find one right now that shows adequately the differences in image quality.
      Bottom line is that matte screens have a fuzzy-appearing filter placed in front of them and that makes colors more faded, it reduces contrast and color saturation and makes the image more hazy and sparkly, depending on how 'aggressive' the filter is made, i.e. how much it is intended to reduce reflections in high ambient light situations.
      Fact is, matte screens have their uses in office work and high ambient light situations but, if you care about image quality, you should control your environment's light level and go with a glossy screen.
      Trouble is that manufacturers have stopped offerring glossy options almost completely and now put anti-glare filters on almost all TV's and monitors...

  • Michelangelo00001
    Michelangelo00001 3 months ago +3

    I'm so glad I've waited for that ultrawide curved monitor refresh. =)

  • Tech4All
    Tech4All 3 months ago +2

    4500 for an OLED 4K 120hz isn’t that bad. I was expecting like 7Gs

  • ljcool17
    ljcool17 3 months ago +1

    Really loving the monitors though.

  • AKIS A.
    AKIS A. 3 months ago +8

    Monitors come with the stand?

  • Peter Arzate
    Peter Arzate 3 months ago

    The tower looks boring. What I expect a single dad to have in his apartment so he can relate more with his kids.

  • Rocnroll 00
    Rocnroll 00 3 months ago +8

    Yes I like the new 34 inch ultrawide gaming monitor......would love to test drive one.